Friday, January 20, 2012

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Derek Dooley, Gene Stallings, Orson Charles, and more.

 (Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.)

Gator busted for ganja. 

Florida defensive tackle Leon Orr was arrested for possession of marijuana. (The Independent Florida Alligator)

Make yourselves at home. 
This weekend sees ten potential Florida recruiting candidates visiting the Gator's campus in Gainesville. (The Gainesville Sun)

Party Out of Bounds. 
Alabama will celebrate it's second BCS title in three years on Saturday at Bryant-Denny stadium. And no, it won't be sponsored by Krystal. (

Those were the days, my friend. We thought they'd never end.
Former Alabama head football coach Gene Stallings remembers the 1992 'Bama "national championship" team,  and compares it to the reigning 2011 BCS championship team. (

It's getting hot in here.
Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley has jumped to no. 5 in the Coaches Hot Seat rankings. (Coaches Hot Seat)

Come On to the Future.
Eight members of Alabama's 2012 recruiting class enroll in school early for 2012 spring semester. (The Montgomery Advertiser)

Underachiever and proud of it. 
Fletcher Proctor comments on the departure of Georgia tight end Orson Charles for the 2012 NFL Draft, and how he never really reached the level of expectations that was expected from him. (ChuckOliver.Net)

Ole Miss and Mississippi State get pwned.
Southern Miss one-ups Ole Miss and Mississippi State in the "Mississippi Billboard Wars," by reminding folks in the Magnolia State which of the three schools finished in the BCS rankings last season. (Kegs 'N Eggs)

Pumped Up Kicks. 
Georgia commit Marshall Morgan (kicker) is already getting a lot of attention following his kicking the winning field goal in the Semper Fidelis All-American game in Phoenix. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Put me in, coach. 
Arkansas quarterback Brandon Mitchell is hoping for some playing time on the court after walking on to the Razoebacks' men's basketball team. (The Arkansas News)

Come Out and Play.
Texas A&M is looking for two non-conference schools to fill out it's inaugural 2012 SEC football schedule. (The San Antonio Express-News)

Honey Badger - The TV Series?
No, not Tyrann Mathieu, but a series based on the You-Tube video that inspired his nickname. (Time)

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